Andreas Kääb


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Shugar et al. (2021)
A massive rock and ice avalanche caused the 2021 disaster at Chamoli, Indian Himalaya.
Science, DOI: 10.1126/science.abh4455 . [access from publisher]
Hugonnet R., McNabb R., Berthier E., Menounos B., Nuth C., Girod L., Farinotti D., Huss M., Dussaillant I., Brun F., Kääb A. (2021)
Accelerated global glacier mass loss in the early twenty-first century.
Nature 592, 726–731. [access from publisher]
Kääb, A., Jacquemart, M., Gilbert, A., Leinss, S., Girod, L., Huggel, C., Falaschi, D., Ugalde, F., Petrakov, D., Chernomorets, S., Dokukin, M., Paul, F., Gascoin, S., Berthier, E., and Kargel, J. S. (2021)
Sudden large-volume detachments of low-angle mountain glaciers – more frequent than thought?
The Cryosphere, 15, 1751–1785. [open access from publisher]
Truffer M., Kääb A., Harrison W., Osipova G., Nosenko G., Espizua L., Gilbert A., Fischer L., Huggel C., Craw Burns P., Lai A (2021):
Chapter 13 - Glacier surges.
Snow and Ice-Related Hazards, Risks, and Disasters. Elsevier. 417-466. [access from publisher]
Kääb, A., Strozzi, T., Bolch, T., Caduff, R., Trefall, H., Stoffel, M., and Kokarev, A. (2021):
Inventory and changes of rock glacier creep speeds in Ile Alatau and Kungöy Ala-Too, northern Tien Shan, since the 1950s.
The Cryosphere. 15, 927-949. [open access from publisher]

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Alexander, A; Obu, J; Schuler, T; Kääb, A & Christiansen, HH (2020):
Subglacial permafrost dynamics and erosion inside subglacial channels driven by surface events in Svalbard.
The Cryosphere. 14, 4217-4231. [open access from publisher]
Daiyrov M., Narama C., Kääb A. & Tadono, T. (2020):

Formation and Outburst of the Toguz-Bulak Glacial Lake in the Northern Teskey Range, Tien Shan, Kyrgyzstan.
Geosciences, 10, 468. doi:10.3390/geosciences10110468 . [open access from publisher]

Altena, B. & Kääb, A. (2020):

Ensemble matching of repeat satellite images applied to measure fast-changing ice flow, verified with mountain climber trajectories on Khumbu icefall, Mount Everest.
Journal of Glaciology, 1-11. doi:10.1017/jog.2020.66. [open access from publisher]

Haga, O., McNabb, R., Nuth, C., Altena, B., Schellenberger, T., & Kääb, A. (2020):
From high friction zone to frontal collapse: Dynamics of an ongoing tidewater glacier surge, Negribreen, Svalbard.
Journal of Glaciology, 1-13. doi:10.1017/jog.2020.43. [open access from publisher]
Kääb, A. (2020):
Wenn Gletscher abrutschen.
In: Lozán J. L., S.-W. Breckle, H. Grassl et al. (Hrsg.). Warnsignal Klima: Hochgebirge im Wandel. S. 135-140. doi:10.2312/warnsignal-klima. hochgebirge-im-wandel.20. [pdf]
Alexander, A., Kruusmaa, M., Tuhtan, J.A., Hodson, A.J., Schuler, T.V. and Kääb, A. (2020):
Pressure and inertia sensing drifters for glacial hydrology flow path measurements.
The Cryosphere. 14(3), 1009-1023. [open access from publisher]
Obu Jaroslav, Sebastian Westermann, Gonçalo Vieira, Andrey Abramov, Megan Ruby Balks, Annett Bartsch, Filip Hrbáček, Andreas Kääb, and Miguel Ramos (2020):
Pan-Antarctic map of near-surface permafrost temperatures at 1 km2 scale.
The Cryosphere, 14, 497-519, [open access from publisher] 
Strozzi, T.; Caduff, R.; Jones, N.; Barboux, C.; Delaloye, R.; Bodin, X.; Kääb, A.; Mätzler, E.; Schrott, L. (2020):
Monitoring Rock Glacier Kinematics with Satellite Synthetic Aperture Radar.
Remote Sensing, 12(3), 559, [open access from publisher] 
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Kääb A., Altena B., and Mascaro J. (2019):
River-ice and water velocities using the Planet optical cubesat constellation.
Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 23, 4233-4247, [open access from publisher] 
Treichler D., Kääb A., Salzmann N., Xu C-Y.(2019):
Recent glacier and lake changes in High Mountain Asia and their relation to precipitation changes.
The Cryosphere, 13, 2977-3005, [open access from publisher] 
Obu et a. (2019):
Northern Hemisphere permafrost map based on TTOP modelling for 2000–2016 at 1 km2 scale.
Earth-Science Reviews, 193, 299-316, [open access from publisher] 
Nuth, C., Gilbert, A., Köhler, A., McNabb, R., Schellenberger, T., Sevestre, H., Weidle, C., Girod, L., Luckman, A. and Kääb, A. (2019):
Dynamic vulnerability revealed in the collapse of an Arctic tidewater glacier.
Scientific Reports, 9, 5541, [open access from publisher] 
McNabb, R., Nuth, C., Kääb, A., and Girod, L. (2019):
Sensitivity of glacier volume change estimation to DEM void interpolation.
The Cryosphere, 13, 895-910, [open access from publisher] 
Falaschi D, Kääb A, Paul F, Tadono T, Rivera J A, and Lenzano L E. (2019):
Brief communication: Collapse of 4 Mm3 of ice from a cirque glacier in the Central Andes of Argentina.
The Cryosphere, 13, 997-1004, [open access from publisher] 
Altena, B., Scambos, T., Fahnestock, M., and Kääb, A. (2019):
Extracting recent short-term glacier velocity evolution over southern Alaska and the Yukon from a large collection of Landsat data.
The Cryosphere, 13, 795-814, [open access from publisher] 
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Kääb A , S Leinss, A Gilbert, Y Bühler, S Gascoin, SG Evans, P Bartelt, E Berthier, F Brun, W-A Chao, D Farinotti, F Gimbert, W Guo, C Huggel, JS Kargel, GJ Leonard, L Tian, D Treichler & T Yao (2018):
Massive collapse of two glaciers in western Tibet in 2016 after surge-like instability.
Nature Geoscience, 11, 114-120, doi: 10.1038/s41561-017-0039-7. [] or [access from publisher]
Girod, L., Nielsen, N. I., Couderette, F., Nuth, C., and Kääb, A. (2018):
Precise DEM extraction from Svalbard using 1936 high oblique imagery .
Geoscientific Instrumentation, Methods and Data Systems, 7, 277-288, [open access from publisher] 
Gilbert A , S Leinss, JS Kargel, A Kääb, S Gascoin, GJ Leonard, A Karki & T Yao (2018):
Mechanisms leading to the 2016 giant twin glacier collapses, Aru Range, Tibet.
The Cryosphere, 12, 2883-2900, doi: 10.5194/tc-12-2883-2018. [open access from publisher] 
Barandun M., Huss M., Usubaliev R., Azisov E., Berthier E., Kääb A., Bolch T., and Hoelzle M. (2018):
Multi-decadal mass balance series of three Kyrgyz glaciers inferred from modelling constrained with repeated snow line observations .
The Cryosphere, 12, 1899-1919, doi:10.5194/tc-12-1899-2018. [open access from publisher] 
Winsvold S.H., Kääb A., Nuth C., Andreassen L., Van Pelt W., Schellenberger T. (2018):
Using SAR satellite data time series for regional glacier mapping.
The Cryosphere, 12, 867-890, doi:10.5194/tc-12-867-2018. [open access from publisher] 
Narama C., M. Daiyrov, M. Duishonakunov, T. Tadono, H. Sato, A. Kääb, J. Ukita, and K. Abdrakhmatov (2018):
Large drainages from short-lived glacial lakes in the Teskey Range, Tien Shan Mountains, Central Asia .
Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 18, 983-995,doi:10.5194/nhess-18-983-2018. [open access from publisher] 
Daiyrov M., C. Narama, T. Yamanokuchi, T. Tadono, A. Kääb, J. Ukita T. (2018):
Regional geomorphological conditions related to recent changes of glacial lakes in the Issyk-Kul basin, northern Tien Shan.
Geosciences, 8(3), 99, doi:10.3390/geosciences8030099. [open access from publisher] 
Antonova S, H Sudhaus, T Strozzi, S Zwieback, A Kääb, B Heim, M Langer, N Bornemann and J Boike (2018):
Thaw subsidence of a Yedoma landscape in Northern Siberia, measured in situ and estimated from TerraSAR-X interferometry.
Remote Sensing, 10(4), 494, doi:10.3390/rs10040494. [open access from publisher] 
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Strozzi T., Paul F., Wiesmann A., Schellenberger T., and Kääb A. (2017):
Circum-Arctic changes in the flow of glaciers and ice caps from satellite SAR data between the 1990s and 2017.
Remote Sensing, 9(9), Art. 947, doi: 10.3390/rs9090947. [open access from publisher] 
Paul F., Strozzi T., Schellenberger T., and Kääb A. (2017):
The 2015 surge of Hispar Glacier in the Karakoram.
Remote Sensing, 9(9), Art. 888, doi: 10.3390/rs9090888. [open access from publisher] 
Brun F., Berthier E., Wagnon P., Kääb A., Treichler D. (2017):
A spatially resolved estimate of High Mountain Asia glacier mass balances from 2000 to 2016.
Nature Geoscience, doi: 0.1038/ngeo2999. [access from publisher] 
Girod L., Nuth C., Kääb A., McNabb R. and Galland O. (2017):
MMASTER: Improved ASTER DEMs for elevation change monitoring.
Remote Sensing, 9(7), Art. 704, doi: 10.3390/rs9070704. [open access from publisher] 
Altena B., and Kääb A. (2017):
Weekly glacier flow estimation from dense satellite time series using adapted optical flow technology.
Frontiers in Earth Sciences - Cryospheric Sciences, 5, Art. 53, doi: 10.3389/feart.2017.00053. [open access from publisher] 
Kääb A., Altena B., and Mascaro J. (2017):
Coseismic displacements of the 14 November 2016 Mw 7.8 Kaikoura, New Zealand, earthquake using the Planet optical cubesat constellation.
Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 17, 627-639, doi:10.5194/nhess-17-627-2017. [open access from publisher] 
Treichler D. and Kääb A. (2017):
Snow depth from ICESat laser altimetry — A test study in southern Norway.
Remote Sensing of Environment, 191, 389-401.[access from publisher] or [Contact me for obtaining a PDF].
Narama C., M. Daiyrov, T. Tadono, M. Yamamoto, A. Kääb, R. Morita, J. Ukita (2017):
Seasonal drainage of supraglacial lakes on debris-covered glaciers in the Tien Shan Mountains, Central Asia.
Geomorphology, 286, 133-142. [access from publisher] or [Contact me for obtaining a PDF].
Girod L., Nuth C., Kääb A., Etzelmüller B., and Kohler J. (2017):
Terrain changes from images acquired on opportunistic flights by SfM photogrammetry.
The Cryosphere, 11, 827-840, doi:10.5194/tc-11-827-2017. [open access from publisher] 
Altena B., Kääb A. (2017):
Elevation change and improved velocity retrieval using orthorectified optical satellite data from different orbits.
Remote Sensing, 9(3), 300, doi:10.3390/rs9030300. [open access from publisher] 
Strozzi T., Kääb A., Schellenberger T. (2017):
Frontal destabilization of Stonebreen, Edgeøya, Svalbard.
The Cryosphere, 11, 553-566, doi:10.5194/tc-11-553-2017. [open access from publisher]
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Arenson L., Kääb A., O'Sullivan A. (2016):
Detection and analysis of ground deformation in permafrost environments.
Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, DOI: 10.1002/ppp.1932View. [open access from publisher] 
Antonova S. Duguay C.R., Kääb A., Heim B., Langer M., Westermann S., Boike J. (2016):
Monitoring bedfast ice and ice phenology in lakes of the Lena River delta using TerraSAR-X backscatter and coherence time series.
Remote Sensing, 8(11), 903. [open access from publisher] 
Schellenberger T., Van Wychen W., Copland L., Kääb A., Gray L. (2016):
An Inter-Comparison of Techniques for Determining Velocities of Maritime Arctic Glaciers, Svalbard, Using Radarsat-2 Wide Fine Mode Data.
Remote Sensing, 8(9), 785. [open access from publisher] 
Treichler D., Kääb A. (2016):
ICESat laser altimetry over small mountain glaciers.
The Cryosphere, 10, 2129-2146. [open access from publisher] 
Kargel, J.S. et al. (2016):
Geomorphic and geologic controls of geohazards induced by Nepal’s 2015 Gorkha earthquake.
Science, 351(6269), 140. [access from publisher] 
Antonova S., Kääb A., Heim B., Langer M., Boike J. (2016):
Spatio-temporal variability of X-band radar backscatter and coherence over the Lena River Delta, Siberia.
Remote Sensing of Environment, 182, 169-191. [access from publisher] or Contact me for obtaining a PDF
Winsvold H.S., Kääb A., Nuth C. (2016):
Regional glacier mapping using optical satellite data time series.
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing , vol 9(8), 3698-3711. [open access from publisher] 
Petrakov, D., Shpuntova, A., Aleinikov, A., Kääb, A., Kutuzov, S., Lavrentiev, I., Stoffel, M., Tutubalina, O., Usubaliev, R. (2016):
Accelerated glacier shrinkage in the Ak-Shyirak massif, Inner Tien Shan, during 2003-2013.
Science of the Total Environment , vol 562, 364-378. [access from publisher] or Contact me for obtaining a PDF
Kääb, A., Winsvold S.H., Altena B, Nuth C., Nagler T., Wuite J. (2016):
Glacier remote sensing using Sentinel-2. Part I: Radiometric and geometric performance, and application to ice velocity.
Remote Sensing, 8(7), 598. [open access from publisher] 
Paul, F., Winsvold S.H., Kääb A., Nagler T., Schwaizer G. (2016):
Glacier remote sensing using Sentinel-2. Part I: Mapping glacier extents and surface facies, and comparison to Landsat 8.
Remote Sensing, 8(7), 575. [open access from publisher] 

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Schellenberger T., Dunse T., Kääb A., Kohler J., Reijmer C. (2015):
Surface speed and frontal ablation of Kronebreen and Kongsbreen, NW Svalbard, from SAR offset tracking.
The Cryosphere, 9(6), 2339-2355. [open access from publisher] 

Wang D. and Kääb, A. (2015):
Modeling glacier elevation change from DEM time series.
Remote Sensing, 7(8), 10117- 10142. [open access from publisher] 

Kääb, A., Treichler D., Nuth C. and Berthier E. (2015):
Brief Communication: Contending estimates of 2003–2008 glacier mass balance over the Pamir–Karakoram–Himalaya.
The Cryosphere, 9, 557- 564 [open access from publisher] 

Kronenberg, M., Barandun, M., Hoelzle, M., Huss, M., Farinotti, D., Azisov, E., Usubaliev, R., Gafurov, A., Petrakov, D., Kääb, A. (2016):
Mass-balance reconstruction for Glacier No. 354, Tien Shan, from 2003 to 2014.
Annals of Glaciology. 57(71), 92-102. [PDF 3 MB] 
Sorg A., Kääb, A., Roesch A., Bigler, C. and Stoffel M. (2015):
Contrasting responses of Central Asian rock glaciers to global warming.
Nature - Scientific Reports, 5, 8228 [open access from publisher] 

Westermann, S. , Duguay, C. R. , Grosse, G. and Kääb, A. (2015):
Remote Sensing of Permafrost and Frozen Ground.
In: M. Tedesco (ed.), Remote Sensing of the Cryosphere, ISBN: 978-1-118-36886-2 . Chapter 13, pages 307-344. Contact me for obtaining a PDF 
Dunse T., Schellenberger T., Hagen J.O., Kääb A., Schuler T.V. and Reijmer C.H. (2015):
Glacier-surge mechanisms promoted by a hydro-thermodynamic feedback to summer melt.
The Cryosphere, 9, 197-215 [open access from publisher] 
Paul F. et al. (2015):
The glaciers climate change initiative: Methods for creating glacier area, elevation change and velocity products.
Remote Sensing of Environment, 162, 408-426.
Kääb, A., Frauenfelder R. and Sossna I. (2015):
Glacier changes and permafrost distribution.
In: Sharma N, Flügel W-A. (ed.), Applied Geoinformatics for Sustainable Integrated Land and Water Resources Management (ILWRM) in the Brahmaputra River basin, ISBN: 978-81-322-1966-8 . Chapter 6, pages 25-30. Contact me for obtaining a PDF 
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Kääb A. and Leprince S.(2014):
Motion detection using near-simultaneous satellite acquisitions.
Remote Sensing of Environment, 154, 164-179. [PDF from publisher] [free PDF final version] or contact me
[Supplementary GoogleEarth file and Animations; opens in GoogleEarth; on the map click the placemarkers to see figures and animations]
Kääb, A; Bolch, T; Casey, K A; Heid, T; Kargel, J S.; Leonard, G.J.; Paul, F; Raup, B (2014):
Glacier mapping and monitoring based on spectral data.
In: Kargel, Leonard, Bishop, Kääb, Raup (eds.). Global Land Ice Measurements from Space. Springer 2014 ISBN 978-3-540-79817-0. s. 75-112. [manuscript PDF]
or contact me for obtaining a PDF
Kääb A., Girod L. and Berthling I. (2014):
Surface kinematics of periglacial sorted circles using structure-from-motion technology.
The Cryosphere, 8, 1041-1056. [open access PDF from publisher] [Supplementary Animations]
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Kääb A., Lamare M. and Abrams M. (2013):
River ice flux and water velocities along a 600 km-long reach of Lena River, Siberia, from satellite stereo
Hydrology and Earth System Science, 17, 4671-4683. [open access PDF from publisher] [Supplementary Animations]
Beltaos S. and Kääb A. (2013):
Estimating river discharge during ice breakup from near-simultaneous satellite imagery
Cold Regions Science and Technology, 98, 35-46. [PDF from publisher] [PDF final version] or contact me[Supplementary Animations]
Nuth C., Kohler J., König M., von Deschwanden A., Hagen J.O., Kääb A., Moholdt G. and Pettersson R. (2013):
Decadal changes from a multi-temporal glacier inventory of Svalbard
The Cryosphere, 7, 1603-1621. [open access PDF from publisher]
Gardelle J., Berthier E., Arnaud Y. and Kääb A. (2013):
Region-wide glacier mass balances over the Pamir-Karakoram-Himalaya during 1999–2011
The Cryosphere, 7, 1263-1286.[open access PDF from publisher]
Kääb, A. (2013):
Rock Glaciers and Protalus Forms.
In: Elias S.A. (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science, vol. 3, pp. 535-541. Amsterdam: Elsevier. Contact me for obtaining a PDF 
Schubert, A., Faes, A., Kääb, A. & Meier, E. (2013):
Glacier surface velocity estimation using repeat TerraSAR-X images: Wavelet- vs. correlation-based image matching
ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 82, 49–62. [PDF from publisher] or contact me  
Redpath, T. A. N.; Sirguey, P.; Fitzsimons, S. J. & Kääb, A. (2013):
Accuracy assessment for mapping glacier flow velocity and detecting flow dynamics from ASTER satellite imagery: Tasman Glacier, New Zealand
Remote Sensing of Environment, 133, 90-101. [PDF from publisher]  or contact me  
Lilleøren, K., Etzelmüller B., Gärtner-Roer I., Kääb A., Westermann S.& Gudmundsson A. (2013):
The Distribution, Thermal Characteristics and Dynamics of Permafrost in Trollaskagi, Northern Iceland, as Inferred from the Distribution of Rock Glaciers and Ice-Cored Moraines.
Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 24/4), 322-335. [PDF from publisher] or contact me  
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Kääb A. , E. Berthier, C. Nuth, J. Gardelle and Y. Arnaud.(2012):
Contrasting patterns of early twenty-first-century glacier mass change in the Himalayas
Nature. 488(7412), 495-498. [free PDF 4MB]  [PDF from publisher]  [about-1]  [about-2]    
Fischer L., Huggel C., Kääb A.and W. Haeberli. (2012):
Slope failures and erosion rates on a glacierized high-mountain face under climatic changes
Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. DOI: 10.1002/esp.3355. [PDF 1 MB] 
Casey K.  and Kääb A.(2012):
Estimation of Supraglacial Dust and Debris Geochemical Composition via Satellite Reflectance and Emissivity
Remote Sensing. 4(9), 2554-2575. [PDF lowres 1 MB]  [PDF highres 37 MB]
Strozzi T. , A. Wiesmann, A. Kääb, S. Joshi, and P. Mool.(2012):
Glacial lake mapping with very high resolution satellite SAR data
Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 12, 2487-2498.[open access PDF from publisher]
Bolch T., A. Kulkarni, A. Kääb, C. Huggel, F. Paul, J. G. Cogley, H. Frey, J. S. Kargel, K. Fujita, M. Scheel, S. Bajracharya, M. Stoffel (2012):
The State and Fate of Himalayan Glaciers
Science,336 (6079), 310-314. [link]
Casey, K., Kääb A. and Benn D.(2012):
Geochemical characterization of supraglacial debris via in situ and optical remote sensing methods: a case study in Khumbu Himalaya, Nepal
The Cryosphere, 6(1), 85-100.[open access PDF from publisher]
Moholdt G. and Kääb A. (2012):
A new DEM of the Austfonna ice cap by combining differential SAR interferometry with ICESat laser altimetry
Polar Research, 31, 18460 (11 pages).[PDF 6 MB]
Heid T. and Kääb A. (2012):
Repeat optical satellite images reveal widespread and long term decrease in land-terminating glacier speeds
The Cryosphere, 6, 467-478.[open access PDF from publisher]
Heid T. and Kääb A. (2012):
Evaluation of existing image matching methods for deriving glacier surface displacements globally from optical satellite imagery
Remote Sensing of Environment, 118, 339-355.[PDF 7.4 MB from publisher] or contact me for obtaining a PDF.
Debella-Gilo M. and Kääb A. (2012):
Locally adaptive template sizes for matching repeat images of Earth surface mass movements
ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 69, 10-28. [PDF 3.7 MB from publisher] or contact me for obtaining a PDF.
Debella-Gilo M. and Kääb A. (2012):
Measurement of surface displacement and deformation of mass movements using least squares matching of repeat high resolution satellite and aerial images
Remote Sensing, 4(1), 43-67. [PDF 2.4 MB]
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Kääb A. and Prowse T.  (2011):
Cold-regions river flow observed from space
Geophysical Research Letters, 38, L08403.[PDF 4.1 MB]
Nuth C. and Kääb A. (2011):
Co-registration and bias corrections of satellite elevation data sets for quantifying glacier thickness change
The Cryosphere, 5, 271-290.[open access PDF from publisher]
Gjermundsen E.F., Mathieu R., Kääb A., Chinn T., Fitzharris B. and Hagen, J.O. (2011):
Assessment of multispectral glacier mapping methods and derivation of glacier area changes, 1978-2002, in the central Southern Alps, New Zealand, from ASTER satellite data, field survey and existing inventory data
Journal of Glaciology, 57 (204), 667-683.[PDF 1.9 MB]
Debella-Gilo M. and Kääb A. (2011):
Locally adaptive template sizes for matching repeat images of mass movements
Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), 4281-4284 .[PDF 1.6 MB]
Fischer L., Eisenbeiss H., Kääb A., Huggel C. and Haeberli W. (2011):
Monitoring topographic changes in a periglacial high-mountain face using high-resolution DTMs, Monte Rosa east face, Italian Alps
Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 22(2), 140-152 .[PDF 1 MB]
Lang, S., Kääb, A., Pechstädt, J., Flügel, W.-A., Zeil, P., Lanz, E., Kahuda, D., Frauenfelder, R., Casey, K., Füreder, P., Sossna, I., Wagner, I., Janauer, G., Exler, N., Boukalova, Z., Tapa, R., Lui, J. and Sharma, N. (2011):
Assessing components of the natural environment of the Upper Danube and Upper Brahmaputra river basins.
Advances in Science and Research. 7, 21-36.[PDF 2.9 MB]
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Debella-Gilo M. and Kääb A. (2010):
Sub-pixel precision image matching for measuring surface displacements on mass movements using normalized cross-correlation
Remote Sensing of the Environment, 15(1):130-142.[PDF 1.9 MB]
Haug T. , Kääb A. and Skvarca P. (2010):
Monitoring ice shelf velocities from repeat MODIS and Landsat data – a method study on the Larsen C ice shelf, Antarctic Peninsula, and 10 other ice shelves around Antarctica
The Cryosphere, 4:161-178.[open access PDF from publisher]
Narama C., Duishonakunov M. , Kääb A., Daiyrov M., Abdrakhmatov K. (2010):
The 24 July 2008 outburst flood at the western Zyndan glacier lake and recent regional changes in glacier lakes of the Teskey Ala-Too range, Tien Shan, Kyrgyzstan
Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 10:647-659.[open access PDF from publisher]
Strozzi T., Delaloye R., Kääb A., Ambrosi C., Perruchoud E. and Wegmüller U. (2010):
Combined observations of rock mass movements using satellite SAR interferometry, differential GPS, airborne digital photogrammetry, and airborne photography interpretation
Journal of Geophysical Research, 115: F01014, doi:10.1029/2009JF001311.[PDF 1.2 MB]
Narama C., Kääb A., Duishonakunov M. , Abdrakhmatov K. (2010):
Spatial variability of recent glacier area changes in the Tien Shan Mountains, Central Asia, using Corona (~1970), Landsat (~2000), and ALOS (~2007) satellite data
Global and Planetary Change, 71:42-54.[PDF 1.6 MB]
Nuth C., Moholdt G., Kohler J., Hagen J.O. and  Kääb A. (2010):
Svalbard glacier elevation changes and contribution to sea level rise
Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, F01008, doi:10.1029/2008JF001223.[PDF 0.8 MB]
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Frauenfelder R. and Kääb, A. (2009):
Glacier mapping from multi-temporal optical remote sensing data within the Brahmaputra river basin.
Proceedings, 33rd International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment, 4-8- May 2009, Stresa, Italy. Tucson, Arizona: International Center of Remote Sensing of Environment.  Paper 299, 4 pages.[PDF 3.3 MB]
Sund M., Eiken, T., Hagen, J.O., and Kääb, A. (2009):
Svalbard surge dynamics derived from geometric changes.
Annals of Glaciology, 50(52): 50-60.[PDF 0.8 MB]
Paul F., Kääb A., Rott H., Shepherd A., Strozzi T. and Volden E. (2009):
GlobGlacier: A new ESA project to map the world's glaciers and ice caps from space.
EARSeL eProceedings, 8(1): 11-26.[PDF 3.8 MB]

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Zemp M., I. Roer, A. Kääb, M. Hoelzle, F. Paul, W. Haeberli (2008):
Global glacier changes: facts and figures.
UNEP Publishing / WGMS. 45p. ISBN: 978-92-807-2898-9. [PDF 27 MB]
Kääb A. (2008):
Glacier volume changes using ASTER satellite stereo and ICESat GLAS laser altimetry. A test study on Edgeøya, Eastern Svalbard
IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. 46(10), 2823-2830.[PDF from publisher: 0.7 MB], [Local PDF: 0.7 MB; (c) IEEE, obtained from IEEE Xplore].
Andreassen L.M., F. Paul, A. Kääb, and J. E. Hausberg (2008):
Landsat-derived glacier inventory for Jotunheimen, Norway, and deduced glacier changes since the 1930s
The Cryosphere. 2, 131-145. [open access PDF from publisher]
Schneider, D., H.D. Granados, C. Huggel and A. Kääb (2008):
Assessing lahars from ice-capped volcanoes using ASTER satellite data, the SRTM DTM and two different flow models: case study on Iztaccihuatl (Central Mexico).
Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences. 8(3), 559-571. [open access PDF from publisher]
Kääb, A. (2008):
Remote sensing of permafrost-related problems and hazards.
Permafrost and Periglacial Processes. 19(2), 107-136.[PDF 1 MB]
Ikeda, A., N. Matsuoka, and A. Kääb (2008):
Fast deformation of perennially frozen debris in a warm rock glacier in the Swiss Alps: An effect of liquid water.
Journal of Geophysical Research. 113, F01021. [PDF 1 MB]
Julio-Miranda P., H. Delgado-Granados, C. Huggel and A. Kääb (2008):
Impact of the eruptive activity on glacier evolution at Popocatépetl Volcano (México) during 1994–2004.
Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 170(1-2), 86-98.
[PDF 3 MB]
Huggel C., D. Schneider, P. Julio Miranda, H. Delgado Granados and A. Kääb (2008):
Evaluation of ASTER and SRTM DEM data for lahar modeling: A case study on lahars from Popocatépetl Volcano, Mexico.
Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 170(1-2), 99-110.
[PDF 3 MB]

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Kääb, A. (2007):
Glacier volume changes using ASTER optical stereo. A test study in Eastern Svalbard.
Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, 2007. IGARSS 2007. IEEE International,
3994-3996. [PDF 1 MB]
Kääb, A., R. Frauenfelder and I. Roer (2007):
On the response of rockglacier creep to surface temperature increases.
Global and Planetary Change. 56(1-2), 172-187. [PDF 1.3 MB]
Kääb, A., M. Chiarle, B. Raup and C. Schneider (2007):
Climate change impacts on mountain glaciers and permafrost
Global and Planetary Change. 56(1-2), vii-ix.[PDF 0.1 MB]
Kääb, A. (2007):
Remote sensing of permafrost hazards in mountains.
Frost i Jord. Statensvegvesen. 109, 51-57.[PDF 1.1 MB]
Frauenfelder, R., Schneider, B. and Kääb, A. (2007):
Using dynamic modelling to simulate the distribution of rockglaciers.
Geomorphology. 93(1-2), 130-143.[PDF 1.4 MB]
Kneisel, C. and Kääb, A. (2007):
Mountain permafrost dynamics within a recently exposed glacier forefield inferred by a combined geomorphological, geophysical and photogrammetrical approach.
Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 32(12), 1797-1810
.[PDF 2.1 MB]
Paul, F., A. Kääb and W. Haeberli (2007):
Recent glacier changes in the Alpsobserved by satellite: Consequences for future monitoring strategies.
Global and Planetary Change. 56 (1-2), 111-122.
[PDF 2.6 MB]

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Raup, B., A. Kääb, J. Kargel, et al.(2006):
Remote sensing and GIS technology in the Global Land Ice Measurements from Space (GLIMS) Project.
Computers and Geosciences. [PDF 3.5 MB]. Please contact me for obtaining a PDF.
Paul, F. and A. Kääb(2006):
Perspectives on the production of a glacier inventory from multispectral satellite data in Arctic Canada: Cumberland Peninsula, Baffin Island .
Annals of Glaciology. 42(1), 59-66.
Kääb, A., B. Lefauconnier and K. Melvold(2006):
Flow field of Kronebreen, Svalbard, using repeated Landsat 7 and ASTER data.
Annals of Glaciology. 42(1), 7-13. [PDF 1.1 MB]
Fischer, L., A. Kääb, C. Huggel, and J. Noetzli (2006):
Geology, glacier retreat and permafrost degradation as controlling factors of slope instabilities in a high-mountain rock wall: the Monte Rosa east face.
Natural Hazards and Earth System Science. 6, 761-772. [open access PDF from publisher]
Kääb, A., C. Huggel and L. Fischer (2006):
Remote sensing technologies for monitoring climate change impacts on glacier- and permafrost-related hazards.
2006 ECI Conference on Geohazards. Paper 2, 12 pages. [PDF 3.2 MB]
Kääb, A. and Kneisel C. (2006):
Permafrost creep within a recently deglaciated glacier forefield: Muragl, Swiss Alps
Permafrost and Periglacial Process. 17 (1), 79-85. [PDF 0.4 MB]
Huggel, C., Kääb, A. and Salzmann, N. (2006):
Evaluation of QuickBird and IKONOS imagery for assessment of high-mountain hazards.
EARSeL eProceedings, 5(1): 51-62. [PDF 3.8 MB]
Wangensteen, B., Tønsberg, O.M., Kääb, A., Eiken, T. and Hagen, J.O. (2006):
Surface elevation change and high resolution surface velocities for advancing outlets of Jostedalsbreen
Geografiska Annaler. 88A (1), 55-74. [PDF 2.8 MB]
Wangensteen, B., Gudmundsson, A., Eiken, T., Kääb, A., Farbrot, H. and Etzelmüller, B. (2006):
Surface displacements and surface age estimates for creeping slope landforms in Northern and Eastern Iceland usingdigital photogrammetry
Geomorphology. 80(1-2), 59-79. [PDF 2.5 MB]

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Kääb, A. (2005):
Remote sensing of mountain glaciers and permafrost creep .
Schriftenreihe Physische Geographie. 48, 266 pages. ISBN 3 85543 244 9
[PDF low resolution, 16 MB].
(Sorry, out of print!).
Kääb, A. , Huggel, C., Fischer, L., Guex, S., Paul, F., Roer, I., Salzmann, N., Schlaefli, S., Schmutz, K., Schneider, D., Strozzi, T., and Weidmann, Y. (2005):
Remote sensing of glacier- and permafrost-related hazards in high mountains: an overview
Natural Hazards and Earth System Science. 5, 527-554. SRef-ID: 1684-9981/nhess/2005-5-527. [open access PDF from publisher] [PDF low resolution, 2 MB]
Kääb, A. (2005):
Combination of SRTM3 and repeat ASTER data for deriving alpine glacier flow velocities in the Bhutan Himalaya.
Remote Sensing of Environment. 94 (4), 463–474. [PDF 1 MB]
Kääb, A. and T. Reichmuth (2005):
Advance mechanisms of rock glaciers
Permafrost and Periglacial Processes. 16 (2), 187-193. [PDF 0.5 MB]
Kääb, A., Reynolds, J.M. and Haeberli, W. (2005):
Glacier and permafrost hazards in high mountains
In: Huber, U.M., Bugmann, H.K.M., Reasoner, M.A. (eds.), Global Change and Mountain Regions (A State of Knowledge Overview). Springer, Dordrecht. 225-234. [PDF 1.3 MB]
Kääb A., Huggel C., Guex S., Paul F., Salzmann N., Schmutz K., Schneider D. and Weidmann Y. (2005):
Glacier hazard assessment in mountains using satellite optical data
EARSeL eProceedings. 4(1), 79-93 . [PDF 2.9 MB]
Kääb, A. (2005):
Remote sensing of mountain environments
UNESCO publications: Proceedings Second and Third GLOCHAMORE Workshop, 92-99. [PDF 1.5 MB]
Kargel, J., M. Abrams, M. Bishop, et al. (2005):
Multispectral imaging contributions to global land ice measurements from space .
Remote Sensing of Environment. 99 (1-2), 187–219. [PDF 16 MB]
Paul F., H. Machguth and A. Kääb. (2005):
On the impact of glacier albedo under conditions of extreme glacier melt: the summer of 2003 in the Alps
EARSeL eProceedings. 4(2), 139-149 . [PDF 2.6 MB]
Julio Miranda, P., Alberto E. Gonzlez-Huesca A.E., Delgado Granados H. and A. Kääb (2005):
Glacier melting and lahar formation during January 22, 2001 eruption, Popocatépetl volcano (Mexico)
Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie, N.F. Suppl. Vol. 140, 93-102. [PDF 1.1 MB]
Rivera A., G. Casassa, J. Bamber and A. Kääb (2005):
Ice-elevation changes of Glaciar Chico, southern Patagonia, using ASTER DEMs, aerial photographs and GPS data
Journal of Glaciology, 51(172), 105-112.
Huggel C., S. Zgraggen-Oswald, W. Haeberli1, A. Kääb, A. Polkvoj, I. Galushkin, and S. G. Evans (2005):
The 2002 rock/ice avalanche at Kolka/Karmadon, Russian Caucasus: assessment of extraordinary avalanche formation and mobility, and application of QuickBird satellite imagery
Natural Hazards and Earth System Science. 5, 173–187. [open access PDF from publisher]
Roer I., Kääb A. and Dikau R. (2005):
Rockglacier acceleration in the Turtmann valley (Swiss Alps): Probable controls
Norwegian Journal of Geography. 59, 157–163. [PDF 0.5 MB]
Roer I., Kääb A. and Dikau R. (2005):
Rockglacier kinematics derived from small-scale aerial photography and digital airborne pushbroom imagery
Zeitschrift für Geomorphology N.F. 49(1), 73-87.
Zemp M., Kääb A., Hoelzle M. and Haeberli, W. (2005):
GIS-based modelling of glacial sediment balance
Zeitschrift für Geomorphology N.F. Suppl.-Vol 138, 113-129. [PDF 0.6 MB]
Farbrot H., Isaksen K., Eiken T., Kääb A. and Sollid J.L. (2005):
Composition and internal structures of a rock glacier on the strandflat of western Spitsbergen, Svalbard
Norwegian Journal of Geography. 59, 139–148. [PDF 0.6 MB]

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Paul F., C. Huggel and A. Kääb (2004):
Combining satellite multispectral image data and a digital elevation model for mapping debris-covered glaciers
Remote Sensing of Environment. 89(4). 510-518. [PDF 1.9 MB]
Kääb A. and W. Haeberli (2004):
Luft- und weltraumgestützte Messtechnologie – neue Perspektiven für die weltweite Gletscherbeobachtung.
Tagungsbericht und wissenschaftliche Abhandlungen. 54. Deutscher Geographentag Bern 2003. 28. September bis 4. Oktober 2003. – Heidelberg, Bern. 133-140. [PDF 0.8MB]
Kääb A., C. Huggel, S. Barbero, M. Chiarle, M. Cordola, F. Epifani, W. Haeberli, G. Mortara, P. Semino, A. Tamburini and G. Viazzo (2004):
Glacier hazards at Belvedere Glacier and the Monte Rosa east face, Italian Alps: Processes and Mitigation.
Proceedings Interpraevent 2004. Volume 1. 67-78. [PDF 0.7MB]
Huggel C., A. Kääb and N. Salzmann. (2004):
GIS-based modeling of glacial hazards and their interactions using Landsat-TM and IKONOS imagery.
Norwegian Journal of Geography. 58. 61-73. [PDF 1.4MB]
Salzmann N., A. Kääb, C. Huggel, B. Allgöwer and W. Haeberli. (2004):
Assessment of the hazard potential of ice avalanches using remote
sensing and GIS-modelling.

Norwegian Journal of Geography. 58. 74-84. [PDF 0.8MB]
Strozzi. T, A. Kääb, R. Frauenfelder. (2004):
Detecting and quantifying mountain permafrost creep from in situ inventory, space-borne radar interferometry and airborne digital photogrammetry
International Journal of Remote Sensing. 25(15). 2919–2931. [PDF 0.8MB]
Kääb A. and Weber M. (2004):
Development of transverse ridges on rock glaciers: field measurements and laboratory experiments.
Permafrost and Periglacial Processes. 15(4), 379-391. [PDF 0.6MB]
Huggel C., W.Haeberli, A. Kääb, D. Bieri and S. Richardson. (2004):
Assessment procedures for glacial hazards in the Swiss Alps.
Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 41(6). [PDF 1 MB]
Paul F., A. Kääb, M. Maisch, T. Kellenberger, and W. Haeberli. (2004):
Rapid disintegration of Alpine glaciers observed with satellite data
Geophysical Research Letters. 31, L21402. [PDF 0.2 MB]
Burga C.A., R. Frauenfelder, J. Ruffet, M. Hoelzle and A. Kääb. (2004):
Vegetation on Alpine rock glacier surfaces: a contribution to abundance and dynamics on extreme plant habitats 
Flora. 199(6), 505-501. [PDF 0.4 MB]
Kääb A. (2004):
Permafrost hazards in mountains.
Frozen Ground. 28, 9-10. [PDF 0.2MB]
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Kääb A., Wessels R., Haeberli W., Huggel C., Kargel J.S., Khalsa S.J.S (2003):
Rapid ASTER imaging facilitates timely assessment of glacier hazards and disasters .
EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union. 84(13). 117, 121. [PDF 3.4 MB]
Kääb A., C. Huggel, F. Paul, R. Wessels, B. Raup, H. Kieffer and J. Kargel (2003):
Glacier Monitoring from ASTER Imagery: Accuracy and Applications.
Proceedings of EARSeL-LISSIG-Workshop Observing our Cryosphere from Space, Bern, March 11 – 13, 2002. EARSeL e Proceedings. 2. 43-53. [PDF 2.5 MB]
Kääb A., Y. Isakowski, F. Paul, A. Neumann und R. Winter (2003):
Glaziale und periglaziale Prozesse: Von der statischen zur dynamischen Visualisierung.
Kartographische Nachrichten. 5/2003. 206-212. [PDF 5.8 MB]
Kääb A., F. Paul und C. Huggel (2003):
Gletscherbeobachtung aus dem Weltall
Die Alpen, Schweizer Alpenclub. 2/2002. 54-56. [PDF 1.2MB]
Paul F., A. Kääb, M. Maisch, T. Kellenberger und W. Haeberli (2003):
Das neue Schweizer Gletscherinventar 2000: Anwendungen in der Gebirgskartographie.
Kartographische Nachrichten. 5/2003. 212-217.
Kääb A., V. Kaufmann, R. Ladstädter and T. Eiken (2003):
Rock glacier dynamics: implications from high-resolution measurements of surface velocity fields.
Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Permafrost, 21-25 July 2003, Zurich, Switzerland. 1. 501-506. [PDF 3.8 MB]
Lerjen M., A. Kääb, M. Hoelze and W. Haeberli (2003):
Local distribution pattern of discontinuous mountain permafrost. A process study at Flüela Pass, Swiss Alps.
Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Permafrost, 21-25 July 2003, Zurich, Switzerland. 2. 667-672. [PDF 2.8 MB]
Ikeda A., N. Matsuoka and A. Kääb (2003):
A rapidly moving small rock glacier at the lower limit of the mountain permafrost belt in the Swiss Alps.
Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Permafrost, 21-25 July 2003, Zurich, Switzerland. 1. 455-460. [PDF 1.3 MB]
Huggel, C., A. Kääb, W. Haeberli and B. Krummenacher (2003):
Regional-scale GIS-models for assessment of hazards from glacier lake outbursts: evaluation and application in the Swiss Alps
Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences. 3(6). 647-662. [open access PDF from publisher]

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Huggel C., A. Kääb, W. Haeberli, P. Teysseire and F. Paul (2002):
Remote sensing based assessment of hazards from glacier lake outbursts: a case study in the Swiss Alps.
Canadian Geotechnical Journal, Vol. 39, 316-330. [PDF 1.8MB]
Kääb A, K. Isaksen, T. Eiken and H. Farbrot. (2002):
Geometry and dynamics of two lobe-shaped rock glaciers in the permafrost of Svalbard.
Norwegian Journal of Geography. 56. 152-160. [PDF 0.8MB]
Haeberli W., A. Kääb, F. Paul, M. Chiarle, G. Mortara, A. Mazza, P. Deline and S. Richardson. (2002):
A surge-type movement at Ghiacciaio del Belvedere and a developing slope instability in the east face of Monte Rosa, Macugnaga, Italian Alps.
Norwegian Journal of Geography. 56. 104-111.[PDF 2.4MB]
Paul F., A. Kääb, M. Maisch, T. Kellenberger and W. Haeberli (2002):
The new remote-sensing-derived Swiss glacier inventory: I. Methods.
Annals of Glaciology. 34. 355-361. [PDF 0.3 MB]
Kääb A, F. Paul, M. Maisch, M. Hoelzle and W. Haeberli (2002):
The new remote-sensing-derived Swiss glacier inventory: II. First results.
Annals of Glaciology. 34. 362-366. [PDF 1 MB]
Philipps M., L. Arenson, A. Kääb und M. Hoelzle (2002):
Dem Permafrost oberhalb von Pontresina auf der Spur: vielfältige Untersuchungen geben Aufschluss über den Zustand des Blockgletschers
Bündnerwald 4/02. 55. Jahrgang. 79-83.
Kääb A (2002):
Monitoring high-mountain terrain deformation from repeated air- and spaceborne optical data: examples using digital aerial imagery and ASTER data.
ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing. 57 (1-2). 39-52. [PDF 1.3 MB]

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Kääb A. (2001):
Photogrammetric reconstruction of glacier mass-balance using a kinematic ice-flow model. A 20-year time-series on Grubengletscher, Swiss Alps.
Annals of Glaciology. 31. 45-52. [PDF 1MB]
Frauenfelder R. and Kääb A. (2001):
Towards a paleoclimatic model of rock-glacier formation in the Swiss Alps.
Annals of Glaciology. 31. 281-286.[PDF 1.3MB]
Haeberli W., Kääb A., Vonder Mühll D. and Teysseire P. (2001):
Prevention of outburst floods from periglacial lakes at Grubengletscher, Valais, Swiss Alps.
Journal of Glaciology. 47(156). 111-122.
[PDF 0.8MB]
Kääb A. (2001):
Digitale Photogrammetrie zur Beobachtung alpiner Massenbewegungen.
Publikationen der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Photogrammetrie und Fernerkundung. 10. 451-458. [PDF 6.2MB]
Kääb A. und Vollmer M. (2001):
Digitale Photogrammetrie zur Deformationsanalyse von Massenbewegungen im Hochgebirge.
Vermessung Photogrammetrie Kulturtechnik. 8/2001. 538-543.
Kääb A. und Haeberli W. (2001):
Evolution of a High-Mountain Thermokarst Lake in the Swiss Alps.
Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research. 33(4). 385-390. [PDF 1.6MB]
Haeberli, W., M. Hoelze und A. Kääb (2001):
Alpiner Permafrost - Perspektiven eines jungen Forschungsgebietes.
Schweizer Gesellschaft für Boden- und Felsmechanik. Tagung "Frost in der Geotechnik". 14pp.

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Hurni L., Kääb A. und Häberling Ch. (2000):
Kartographische Darstellung glazialer Phänomene. Zeitliche Entwicklung und heutiger Stand.
Salzburger Geographische Arbeiten. 36, 23-38.
Kääb A., Haeberli W., Huggel, C. und Paul, F. (2000):
Glacier- and permafrost-related hazards in high mountains: Integrative assessment in the Swiss Alps based on remote sensing and geo-information systems.
X Congresso Peruano de Geologia. Lima. 2000. Volumen de Presentaciones. CD-ROM.[PDF 0.7MB]
Kääb A. (2000):
Photogrammetry for early recognition of high mountain hazards: new techniques and applications.
Physics and Chemistry of the Earth. 25(9), 765-770. [PDF 1.5MB]
Kääb A., Huggel, C. und Paul, F. (2000):
Früherkennung hochalpiner Naturgefahren mittels Fernerkundung.
Tagungspublikation Interpraevent 2000. Band1.49-60. [PDF 2.2MB]
Kääb A. and Vollmer M. (2000):
Surface geometry, thickness changes and flow fields on creeping mountain permafrost: automatic extraction by digital image analysis.
Permafrost and Periglacial Processes.11, 315-326. [PDF 0.7MB]

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Kääb A. (1999):
Fernerkundung und gletscher- und permafrostbedingte Naturgefahren.
Fachtagung. Naturgefahren: Gletscher und Permafrost, 29.3.99, CENAT, 63-68.
Haeberli, W., Kääb, A., Wagner, S., Geissler, P., Haas, J.N., Glatzel-Mattheier, H., Wagenbach, D. and Vonder Mühll, D. (1999):
Pollen analysis and 14C-age of moss remains recovered from a permafrost core of the active rock glacier Murtèl/Corvatsch (Swiss Alps): geomorphological and glaciological implications.
Journal of Glaciology. 45(149), 1-8.
[PDF 1.6MB]
Haeberli, W., Kääb, A., Hoelzle, M., Bösch, H., Funk, M., Vonder Mühll, D. und Keller, F. (1999):
Eisschwund und Naturkatastrophen im Hochgebirge.
Schlussbericht NFP31. vdf Hochschulverlag an der ETH Zürich. 190 pp.
Kääb, A. and Funk, M. (1999):
Modelling mass balance using photogrammetric and geophysical data. A pilot study at Gries glacier, Swiss Alps.
Journal of Glaciology. 45(151), 575-583. [PDF 9MB]

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Kääb A. (1998):
Oberflächenkinematik ausgewählter Blockgletscher des Oberengadins.
In: Beiträge aus der Gebirgs-Geomorphologie. Jahrestagung 1997 der Schweizerischen Geomorphologischen Gesellschaft. Mitteilungen der Versuchsanstalt für Wasserbau, Hydrologie und Glaziologie (VAW) der ETH Zürich. 158, S. 121-140.
Kääb A. (1998) :
Visualisierung glazialer und periglazialer Prozesse: Probleme und Ansätze.
Arbeitskreis "Hochgebirgskartographie", DGfK. Workshop Silvretta 1998. Wiener Schriften zur Geographie und Kartographie, 11, 94-101.
[PDF 1.3MB]
Kääb, A. (1998):
Area-wide flow fields of rock glaciers Gruben, Muragl and Murtel. Swiss Alps.
In: International Permafrost Association, Data and Information Working Group, comp. Circumpolar Active-Layer Permafrost System (CAPS), version 1.0. CD-ROM, National Snow and Ice Data Center, University of Colorado at Boulder.
Kääb, A. (1998):
Murgänge und Permafrost.
Extended abstract. Fachtagung Murgänge, CENAT, 7.10.1998, ETH Zürich. 7-8.
Kääb A., Gudmundsson G.H. and Hoelzle M. (1998):
Surface Deformation of Creeping Mountain Permafrost.Photogrammetric Investigations on Rock Glacier Murtèl, Swiss Alps.
Proceedings the 7th International Conference on Permafrost, 531-537. [PDF 2.1MB]
Haeberli, W., Hoelzle, M., Kääb, A., Keller, F., Vonder Mühll, D. and Wagner, S. (1998):
Ten years after drilling through the permafrost of the active rock glacier Murtèl, Eastern Swiss Alps: answered questions and new perspectives.
Proceedings of 7th International Conference on Permafrost. 403-410. 
Hoelzle, M., Wagner, S., Kääb, A. and Vonder Mühll, D. (1998):
Surface movement and internal deformation of ice-rock mixtures within rock glaciers in the Upper Engadin, Switzerland.
Proceedings of 7th International Conference on Permafrost. 465-472. 

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Kääb A. (1997) :
Räumliche Analyse der Schwankungen von Gletschern und ihrer Kinematik.
Mitteilungen der Versuchsanstalt für Wasserbau, Hydrologie und Glaziologie (VAW) der ETH Zürich. 149, S.39-50.
Kääb A., Haeberli W. and Gudmundsson G.H. (1997) :
Analyzing the creep of mountain permafrost using high precision aerial photogrammetry: 25 years of monitoring Gruben rock glacier, Swiss Alps.
Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 8(4), 409-426 . [PDF 0.5MB]
Dramis, F., Haeberli, W., Vonder Mühll, D., Kääb, A., Philipps, M., Wegmann, M., Krum-menacher, B., Mittaz, C., Matsuoka, N., Guglielmin, M., Cannone, N. and Smiraglia, C. (1997):
Mountain permafrost and slope stability in the periglacial belt of the Alps.
Fourth International Conference on Geomorphology, Excursion Guide and Meeting IPA 1997 in Italy, Zurich-Bormio, August 22-27. Supplementi di Geografia Fisica e Dinamica Quaternaria suppl. III, t. 2, 181-203.
Vonder Mühll, D., Haeberli, W., Kääb, A. and Klingelé, E. (1997):
Geophysical and photogrammetrical investigations to prevent natural hazards at Gruben (Valais, Swiss Alps).
Supplementi di Geografia Fisica e Dinamica Quaternaria. Suppl. III. Fourth International Conference on Geomorhology, Bologna, Abstracts. 396-397.

1 9 9 6 and before
Kääb A. (1996) :
Photogrammetrische Analyse zur Früherkennung gletscher- und permafrostbedinger Naturgefahren im Hochgebirge.
Mitteilungen der Versuchsanstalt für Wasserbau, Hydrologie und Glaziologie (VAW) der ETH Zürich. 145.
Kääb A. (1996) :
Photogrammetrische Analyse von Gletschern und Permafrost.
Zeitschrift für Vermessung, Photogrammetrie und Kulturtechnik. 12/96, S.639-644.
[PDF 0.6MB]
Kääb A. und Haeberli W. (1996) :
Früherkennung und Analyse glazialer Naturgefahren im Gebiet Gruben, Wallis, Schweizer Alpen.
Interpraevent 1996. 4, S.113-122.
Kääb A., Haeberli W. und Teysseire P. (1996) :
Entwicklung und Sanierung eines Thermokarstsees am Gruben-Blockgletscher (Wallis).
UKPIK (Institut de Géographie de l'Université de Fribourg) 10, S. 145-153.
Kääb, A. und Glass, E. (1990):
Bestimmung und Darstellung der Veränderung von Gletschern der Stubaier Alpen.
Diploma thesis. Technical University Munich.
Wyss, T., Klingelé, E. und Kääb, A. (1995):
Gravimetric investigations in the confluence area of the Unteraar glacier (Switzerland).
Berichte des Instituts für Geodäsie und Photogrammetrie, ETH Zürich. 243, 59pp.

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